Posts from February 1, 2015 to February 28, 2015
Winter can be hard on your Colorado home. Heavy snows weigh roofs down, and cause gaps to form in the cracks and corners. Ice can damage eaves and gutters, making your roofline even more vulnerable. Strong winds can rip shingles off and get under siding. When spring comes, and pests become active again, you don't want them to find your home in this condition. Here are some tips to pest proof your home before spreading pests move in.
There are many property-destroying events that occur each year throughout the United States. These costly disasters range from tornadoes to fires, earthquakes and flooding. Yet the tiny subterranean termites rank at the top in their destructive abilities. It is estimated that they cause well over $2 billion in damage every year. This is a greater amount of property damage than that caused by fire and windstorms combined.
Have you ever had bats in your attic or a skunk living under your porch? Have you ever had mice or squirrels thumping around in your wall voids and wondered, "How did they get in there?" You're not alone. Those wild animals make Houdini look like a rank amateur. Thankfully, I have some insights that will help you keep those critters from making your life miserable.
Do you have thousands of little red bugs running around on your front steps and walkway, or worse, inside your home? Are they about .8 mm long, look like a tiny reddish spider, and leave a blood like residue when you squish them. There is a good chance you have clover mites.